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Netherlands: Coronation of Queen Wilhelmina

Netherlands: Coronation of Queen WilhelminaNetherlands: Coronation of Queen Wilhelmina
Form: Circular with attached loop for a ring
By: ?
Date: 1898
Ref:  Laidlaw: 0793;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
25.4 mmGilded Bronze6.7 gm$12

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Within a beaded border round the rim, diademed bust of the young Queen Wilhelmina, head turned left. Legend: “WILHELMINA KONINGIN DER NEDERLANDEN”.

Reverse: Within a beaded border round the rim, the Queen enthroned, facing right, writing on a tablet. To the right, a shield with the Dutch Lion of Nassau. Standing behind, a robed and helmeted Hollandia carrying the Dutch crown on a cushion. Legend: "INGEHULDIGD 6 SEPTEMBER 1898".

Notes: Queen Wilhelmina was crowned on 6 December 1898 six days after her 18th birthday.